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Misano WSB Results

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Kawasaki’s Tom Sykes scored his third double of the year at Misano to extend his championship lead to 39 points. The podium was identical in each of the two races, as Sykes’ teammate Loris Baz came home second ahead of third place Marco Melandri (Aprilia).

Sykes dominated the weekend, despite nagging injuries from a crash in the previous round. Kawasaki leads the manufacturers’ championship, as Baz closed to within 2 points of second place on the year.

For additional details, results and points visit the official WSB site.

7 Comments

  1. bikerrandy says:

    Sykes has a hurt right wrist my ass!!! He dominated both races.

    If it wasn’t for the constant Baz/Melandri racing in the 2nd race for 2nd place that would have been as boring as most MotoGP races, but those 2 kept their race interesting.

    • J Haynes says:

      This series has seldom been boring in past several years. Best one to watch, unless you like watching the younger guys beat and bang on one another. I, personally, don’t mind if its a little boring this year, as long as the Kawasaki is out front. It is really cool to see the green bikes doing well, as I am a Kawi fan. It all makes you the more disappointed that we don’t have a good racing series, with factory participation, here in the states.

      • mickey says:

        which is exactly why the Spanish and Italians dominate MotoGP. Their respective countries love and encourage road racing motorcycles. Americans don’t care.

        • J Haynes says:

          Yes, you are surely right. Here in the southern U.S., if a person wants to have a casual sports conversation, it can not be about any other thing than football. Amazing that a southern dude won the MotoGP world championship a few years back, and nobody in this area even knew it. I do like the WSBK series, and its lower classes. Its a shame it doesn’t get adequate tv coverage. Goes back to what you said. Americans just don’t care.

          • Norm G. says:

            re: “It all makes you the more disappointed that we don’t have a good racing series, with factory participation, here in the states.”

            re: “which is exactly why the Spanish and Italians dominate MotoGP. Their respective countries love and encourage road racing motorcycles. Americans (motorcyclists) don’t care.”

            re: “Its a shame it doesn’t get adequate tv coverage. Goes back to what you said. Americans (motorcyclists) just don’t care”

            i sure hope you guys realize the POWER contained in your observations. not only have you gents wisely identified the problem, but unbeknownst any time you accurately ID “root cause”…? you also give the ANSWER… or at least outline a path TO the answer.

            solution…? follow the yellow brick road, START CARING…!

            again not “Muricans”, that’s too general, but specifically motorcyclists. the problem begins (and ends) with consumer behaviour. that’s YOU/ME/WE/US.

            we’ve travelled now to the 4 corners of the globe on a “quest for the answer”, only to find the advice the Wise Men gave from those towers was to… “Go Back Home”.

          • Norm G. says:

            re: “I do like the WSBK series”

            hey, what’s not to like…? :) PRODUCTION KIT is only what’s seen filling up car parks at the GRANDPRIX’s…!?!?

            exhibit A, France

            http://s62.photobucket.com/user/shamarone/media/parkfermefrancais_zps6c314b96.jpg.html

            exhibit B, Spain

            http://s62.photobucket.com/user/shamarone/media/carparkjerezpersonanongrandpreea_zps7ca5b900.jpg.html

            pfft, and laymen would you have believe all those riders are clueless about the race series surrounding the VERY BIKE that’s getting them to and from the circuit. LOL

            no, when laymen make that suggestion, the only thing being demonstrated is their OWN cluelessness.

  2. Superlight says:

    As interesting as the WSBK races have been, so are the companion WSS races, where MV Agusta scored their second victory of the season, placing them second also in the seasonal points chase, all as MV announced they were ending their relationship with Yachnich.

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